Bears bowl over Huskies in four-set win in Seattle

The Cal volleyball team has struggled somewhat this season with energy lapses in matches, and Saturday’s contest at Washington was no exception. With the No. 5 Bears leading the match two sets to none, the No. 11 Huskies negated Cal’s 14-7 third-set lead with an 11-1 run to force a
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Cal falls to Rutgers in season opener

If only the Cal women’s basketball team could have ended Sunday’s matinee against No. 16 Rutgers at the half, the Bears would have emerged with an upset win to start the season. After 20 minutes at the Luis Brown Athletic Center in Brunswick, NJ. the Scarlet Knights had taken more
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Oregon D versus Cal Offense

Bears run past Beavers to gain bowl eligibility

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cal football team wasn’t perfect on Saturday night, but bowl berths are not priced for perfection. Six wins is all that’s asked, so with a 23-6 victory over Oregon State that was relentless if unspectacular, the Bears extended their schedule to 13 games. Along the way,
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Football vs Colorado State University 9/10/11

Live Blog: Cal vs. Oregon State

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Oregon State game live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.

No. 5 Cal sweeps Washington State

The Cal volleyball team defeated Washington State, 3-0 (26-24, 25,20, 25-22), on Friday night in Pullman, Wash. The crowd of 1,111 fans on Nov. 11 saw the Cougars play the No. 5 Bears very closely. Washington State came out strong, opening the match with a 4-0 run. Cal (24-4, 14-4
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Jorge Gutierrez led the Bears with 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in their win over USC on Thursday.

Cal easily dispatches Anteaters in season opener

It was only two minutes and six seconds into the Cal men’s basketball team’s 2011-12 season, but one thing was already abundantly clear: Zone the Bears at your own risk. Sophomore guard Allen Crabbe hit two opener 3-pointers in the opening minutes en route to a game-high 24 points, as
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Between football and classes, Cal receiver Marvin Jones spends his time with his girlfriend, Jazmyn, and two sons. He says marriage is on the horizon, but he's keeping the specifics under wraps: "It might be soon."

Go father, go further

Only 21 years old, Marvin Jones has become a great dad.

Interstate 5 is one of the arteries of West Coast traffic, a mighty vein chugging through Los Angeles, Sacramento, Seattle. It is where trucks run from the Mexican to Canadian border, where commuting minivans shoot through twisting highway junctions. But when it hugs the edge of California’s Central Valley, the
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Football Feature of Will Kapp

Wild thing

Will Kapp rattles bones on the field, feasting for contact on special teams and at fullback. In the classroom, he prefers not to pick fights.

With the ball in the air, Will Kapp came charging down the field at full-speed. The special teams demon found his man clad in powder blue. The two collided full force, head-to-head. Kapp doesn’t say anything as he runs back to the sideline. He didn’t have to. “He had blood
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Ball so hard

Seven years ago, C.J. Anderson's high school friend was killed. The Cal tailback plays on in his memory.

Life is tragedy, confront it. Walk into the Jesse Bethel High School weight room and there is a 16-line poem about life that begins “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.” This poem is dedicated to Michael Tracy Pennerman Jr., a former Bethel student who was killed after sustaining injuries
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